Alcatel does not want to lose comba and points to Android, which already seems a lifeline system for manufacturers of mobile phones. So we can see it, thanks to the guys at FrAndroid, in a first phone that has a few original forms within the platform, and whose name is Alcatel OT-980.
We are accustomed to see Android phones with forms of a HTC Magic, or with a keyboard layout premiered by the T-Mobile G1 at the time, but Alcatel has decided to be original within the platform, cloning the forms of the Palm Pre.
The phone as we can see in the pictures and video features with QWERTY keyboard in vertical layout, and according to specifications targeting to be a terminal entrance to the platform, talking about about 250 free euros. We are going to meet him in a video:
The chosen screen is resistive QVGA (240 × 320 pixels) resolution, we could see an equally on the HTC Tattoo, and noticed the difference with top models, but fully usable.
That Yes, will be necessary to count with at least Android 1.6 for its operation, and the own Android Market responsible for filter applications that are not available on the device.
Rest of specifications:
- 600 MHz processor
- 192MB of RAM
- 2 megapixel camera
- Digital compass, accelerometer
- Connectivity Wi-Fi, A-GPS and 3G
- MicroUSB connector
- Slot for microSD card
- 1150 mAh battery
According to the source of the news the phone will initially appear in France with the operator Orange, and will do before it reaches half of the present year.